OIE Reference Laboratory for Swine Influenza
Year of designation 2012,
Designated reference Expert FF: Dr. Chiara Chiapponi, Biologist Manager at Laboratory of Parma
Address: Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Lombardia e dell‘Emilia Romagna "Bruno Ubertini" (IZSLER) Via Bianchi 7/9, 25124 Brescia (Italy)
Tel +39 0521 293733- Fax +39 0521 293538
IZSLER is a Public Institute offering services for animal health and food safety, in particular diagnosis and research on transmissible and diffusive animal diseases and zoonoses.
IZSLER has a long tradition of research and epidemiological studies on swine influenza virus (IAV-S) since 1979 and it acts as OIE Reference Laboratory for Swine Influenza since 2012.[link]
The activities carried out by the staff (Dr. Chiara Chiapponi, Dr. Andrea Luppi, Dr. Laura Baioni, Mrs. Roberta Manfredi and some technicians and collaborators) include: production and distribution of reagents, development of diagnostic methods, research projects, education and training, consulting and supporting public and private stakeholders.
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